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Microsoft are offering the opportunity for employees to purchase Microsoft Office desktop PC applications to install and use on their home computer through the Microsoft Software Assurance Home Use Program (HUP). There are a limited number of these licences available and these will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

Under the Home Use Program, employees can acquire a licensed copy of Microsoft Office software for £9.95 to install and use on a home computer. You may continue using HUP software while you are under our employment and as long as the corresponding software you use at work has active Software Assurance coverage.

Please note: Some product and language versions may not be available at the time you place an order. For up-to-date information on the availability of Home Use Program software, please visit

Employees with a desktop pc at work can access the HUP site following the instructions below, ensuring that they use their email address.

Employees without a email address who wish to purchase this software should email their request to the HR Helpdesk at from their own home email address. The HR Helpdesk will, having undertaken relevant checks to ensure the individual is employed by Falkirk Council, then contact Microsoft and ensure that the individual's home email address is enabled to access the site and purchase the software. Please allow 7 working days for your home email account to be enabled by Microsoft to allow you to proceed to purchase the software using this program. You will then be able to access the site as per the instructions below.

Please note: You will not receive any further communication to confirm that your email has been enabled.

How to apply

Please read all of the instructions before continuing to the Microsoft Home Use Program site.

To access the site click the button below.

Select the country to which you want your order to be shipped to and choose the language for viewing the order website.

Enter your corporate email address( and insert the following program code:

  • 13303E791E

Please note this program code is assigned to Falkirk Council for our sole use in accessing this site. 

Place your order online and it will be downloaded or shipped to the location you have chosen. Please note that a fulfilment fee will be charged to cover packaging, shipping, and handling costs if you request media.

If you are downloading the office product, then send the email you have received in your mailbox with the download link to your home email address. When you get home click on the link to download.

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Please note: Falkirk Council is not responsible for any maintenance or support for this product.